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New York City Ghetto Fish Market (1903)

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A bustling market of mainly Eastern European Jewish immigrants on the Lower East Side of NYC on Friday morning, May 1st, 1903 .

Copied at 20fps from a 35mm print preserved by the Libary of Congress.


This movie is part of the collection: Short Format Films

Sponsor: Edison Mfg. Co.
Audio/Visual: silent, black & white
Keywords: actuality; jews; nyc

Creative Commons license: Public Domain


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Reviewer: hudgeliberal - 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars - September 6, 2006
Subject: Nice old clip..great pic for that period
What a nice shot for that early period. 1903? Mmmmmmmmm

Reviewer: ERD - 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars - November 6, 2005
Subject: A step back in time
I was fascinated watching this clip of, mostly likely, immigrant people buying and selling in a fish market on the lower East side of New York City in May of 1903. So many untold stories of so many struggling and courageous people.

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Photographer: James Blair Smith